Manage change in the rail safety environment

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver TLIF4104, 'Manage change in the rail safety environment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage change in the rail safety environment' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1

Establish the context for change

1.1

Requirement for change is confirmed through consideration of changes to legislation, business or organisational requirements

1.2

Key stakeholders are identified and consulted on proposed change

1.3

Benchmarking is conducted with other similar organisational/functional/best practice standards to confirm preferred methodology for managing change

1.4

Specialists and experts are consulted as required to assist in identifying major change requirements or opportunities

1.5

Overall life cycle and phases of change are identified

2

Develop risk management strategy

2.1

Risk assessment is conducted to identify risks and hazards related to change

2.2

Identified risks are evaluated and controls are established so far as is reasonably practicable in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

2.3

Responsibility for managing established controls is determined

3

Develop implementation plan

3.1

Complexity of change is identified and appropriate phases and transition plans are developed

3.2

Communications strategy is developed in collaboration with key stakeholders

3.3

Modifications to systems and infrastructure are identified

3.4

Resources required to implement change are identified

3.5

Affected personnel and required training/up skilling is identified

3.6

Updating of risk registers and other safety documentation is identified

3.7

Procedures for post implementation monitoring and review are established

3.8

Changes are documented and approval by key stakeholders is obtained in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements

4

Communicate workplace change

4.1

Anticipated change is advertised to appropriate organisational personnel who will be affected by change

4.2

Range of strategies is used to foster a positive attitude to change, especially from individuals on whom organisational change will have the most effect

4.3

Advice is provided to key stakeholders on strategies for effective change management and sensitivity is shown to people’s individual responses to change

4.4

Leadership and communications strategies are used to assist others to deal with ambiguity and to adapt to change

5

Implement workplace change

5.1

Policies, practices and procedures are altered and implemented as required to support change management strategy

5.2

Modifications to systems and infrastructure are implemented

5.3

Required training/up skilling of affected personnel is facilitated

5.4

Risk registers and other safety documentation are updated to reflect implemented change

6

Monitor and review change process and outcomes

6.1

Organisational safety management system is reviewed and revised to reflect change

6.2

Ongoing process are monitored following implementation of change to ensure it is meeting organisational requirements